Links of the Week 7

by Tom Kenny (@tkenny)

Photoshop tutorials, taming IE6, open source fonts, Typekit and doctypes for designers.

The 32 Best Photoshop Tutorials Of July 2009

tutorialMagazine

A collection of the best Photoshop tutorials posted this month.

Definitive Guide to Taming the IE6 Beast

tameIE6

Lately there have been a number of sites popping up lately that are calling for the death of IE6 but this article goes the opposite way and demonstrates little tips and tricks that will help you code in everyone’s most hated browser.

The League of Moveable Type

movableType

High quality, open source fonts available for use with @f0nt-face with the goal of improving typography on the web.

First impressions of Typekit

typekit

The opposite end of typography on the web is Typekit. Basically it is a method of using @font-face with chosen commercial fonts. The fonts are loaded in by javascript and hidden from the users in such a way that the font can’t be stolen. It’s certainly something to keep your eye on as it looks very promising.

Doctypes, for Designers

doctypes

Simple explanations of what the different doctypes are and how they behave.

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by Tom Kenny

I’m a freelance web designer and front-end developer with 9 years of experience designing for the web. Follow me on Twitter here.